Activist urges U.S. to push China

Associated Press
In this photo taken in late April, 2012, and provided by Hu Jia, blind Chinese legal activist Chen Guangcheng, left, meets with Hu at an undisclosed location. Chen, an inspirational figure in China's rights movement, slipped away from his well-guarded rural village on Sunday night, April 22, 2012, and made it to a secret location in Beijing on Friday, April 27, setting off a frantic police search for him and those who helped him, activists said. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Hu Jia)

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Blind Chinese rights activist Chen Guangcheng urged the United States on Thursday, May 31, to "try harder" to promote rule of law in his homeland as he described his brother and nephew being so badly beaten in an attack he blamed on local officials that thick axe handles being used as weapons broke.

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